Saturday, August 4 2018

The Eclectic Weekend

12 GREAT READS FROM THIS WEEK'S TIMES SELECT CURATED FOR YOU

We all are to blame for not protecting Bongani Mayosi

We must guard such gifted leaders from what is, ironically, an attack on black excellence

Jonathan Jansen
Columnist
4 min read

Pressures of success: 'Many of us black people will know what that means'

What we don't see behind the success is the pressure of other's expectations of you and the fear that comes with that

Andile Ndlovu
Journalist
4 min read

Like Mugabe, Zuma is bitter. Unlike him, Zuma still has some power

Mugabe's theatre: The turn of events north of the Limpopo holds lessons for us

Ranjeni Munusamy
Associate editor: analysis
5 min read

Contemplating Mom

All these years I have dwelled on what she didn’t do, but it’s only now that I remember what she did do

4 min read

Christchurch on a crutch! Why it’s going to be hell for Lions

SA teams have an abysmal record at the home of the Crusaders, site of this weekend’s Super Rugby final

Khanyiso Tshwaku
Journalist
3 min read

Used car been in a smash? Here's how to find out

There is no comprehensive or central database that records the history of accident damage to vehicles

Wendy Knowler
Consumer journalist
5 min read

'I stayed with his body in the house for three days'

How police failed a woman suffering abuse at the hands of her husband

Naledi Shange
Journalist
3 min read

Your food is great, Woolies, but the clothes? Tsk, tsk

Hero to zero in four short years and the culprit, once again, is that graveyard of SA retailing: Australia

By Chris Gilmour
3 min read

Zulu king wants his Disney-type park so much, he's opening his palaces

Visitors will get an audience with Zwelithini in his bid to turn his palaces into a tourist paradise

Bongani Mthethwa
Journalist
3 min read

In black and white: ANC’s great race to the bottom

When it comes to ‘representivity’ among its leaders the ruling party does not exactly walk its talk 

Tony Leon
Columnist
5 min read

Interest in Kennedy eclipsed the nonsense behind a curse

A column to satisfy your inner grammar nerd

Sue de Groot
Journalist
4 min read

Whose tube is it anyway? Oh well, let's just enjoy the movies

Documentaries made from footage found on YouTube are being made about anything from Inuits to Trump

By Tymon Smith
4 min read

CROSSWORDS

GIVE YOUR BRAIN SOME EXERCISE

Today's cryptic crossword

It's time to put your brain to work

1 min read

Today's quick crossword

How fast can you get it done?

1 min read

Times Select gets a paywall: here's what Tom Eaton thinks

An appeal from one of our popular columnists

2 min read